Prep Tennis Roundup

Monday, April 21, 2014

Cleveland and Hixson split tennis matches Monday as the Blue Raider boys and Hixson girls posted wins, while the Soddy Daisy boys defeated Lookout Valley.

Soddy Daisy Boys 9, Lookout Valley 0

singles

Seth Stewart (SD) def. Adams 8-0
Chris Tindall (SD) def. Earth Reed 8-3
Micah Climer (SD) def. Eran Jones 8-3
Ben Bates (SD) def. Preston Evers 8-1
Andrew Holladay (SD) def. Lucas Wright 8-1
Robert Sneed (SD) won by forfeit

doubles

Sneed/Climer (SD) def.Adams/Jones 8-1
Sean Whalen /Spencer Taylor  (SD) def. Reed/Evers 8-3
Tindell/Bates (SD) won by forfeit

Cleveland Boys 6, Hixson 3

Singles:

Alex Condra (H) def. Jake Gibson 8-2
Brandon Williams (C) def. Richard Vuong 9-8 (7-5)
Carl Phillips (H) def. Shivang Patel 8-4
Kevin Nguyen (H) def. Kevin Harucharrah 8-4
Adam Klibisz (C) def. Rivers De'Friese 8-2
Vereen Patel (C) def. Angel Salinas 8-2

Doubles:

Gibson/S. Patel (C) def. Condra/Vuong 8-6
Williams/Harucharrah (C) def. Phillips/Nguyen 9-7
Klibisz/V. Patel (C) def. De'Friese/Landon Goforth 8-3

Hixson Boys' Record: 9-3 (Overall); 6-0 (District 6-A/AA Champion)

Hixson Girls 6, Cleveland 3

Singles:

Michelle Phillips (H) def. Katherine Cantrell 8-1
Maddie Ohlsson (C) def. Haylee Gossett 8-0
Emily Davis (H) def. Heidi Barringer 9-8 (7-2)
Caylee Schannuth (H) def. Sammi Kate Eason 8-3
Merideth Wheeler (C) def. Maggie Ozborn 9-7
Corynne Schannuth (H) def. Angie Giraldo 8-2

Doubles:

Phillips/Gossett (H) def. Cantrell/Ohlsson 8-4
Barringer/Eason (C) def. Davis/Cor. Schannuth 9-7
Cay. Schannuth/Ozborn (H) def. Wheeler/Giraldo 8-1

Hixson Girls' Record: 7-5 (Overall); 6-0 (District 6-A/AA Champion)


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